What to use for clover, henbit, ground ivy....

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by fastrunner, Apr 21, 2002.

  1. fastrunner

    fastrunner LawnSite Member
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    I have a bunch of different weeds, mostly ground ivy and clover... Will 2-4-D knock out all of these weeds?? thanks. jeff
     
  2. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
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    momentum from lesco or a non-2-4d herbicide called battleship from helena at $160.00/5 gal
    ant
     
  3. Clean Cut Lawns

    Clean Cut Lawns LawnSite Member
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    Confront will do a great job on all of those. use a spreader sticker and it will work even better! a second application may be needed.
     
  4. groundsguy1970

    groundsguy1970 Banned
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  5. GroundKprs

    GroundKprs LawnSite Bronze Member
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    2,4-D alone will not control clover completely in one application, and will not help much with ground ivy.

    For good clover control, you need a product like Confront (triclopyr + clopyralid). Confront at 1/3 recommended rate wipes out clover.

    Best control on ground ivy is a combo of 2,4-D (or some other phenoxies) and triclopyr, preferably in ester formulation.

    Lesco's Momentum = 2,4-D + triclopyr + clopyralid in an amine formulation.

    Riverdale's Cool Power = MCPA + triclopyr + dicamba in an ester formulation. This product will quickly clean out ground ivy, and also does a good job on clover.
     

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